Newspapers: A Research Guide

Digital Historical Newspapers

Accessible archives Provides selected text from newspaper these collections: Pennsylvania gazette 1728-1800; The Civil War: a newspaper perspective (Nov. 1860-Apr. 1865); African American newspapers: the 19th century; The Liberator (1831-1865).

 America's historical newspapers Full text of more than 1,000 U.S. historical newspapers published between 1690 and 1922, including titles from all 50 states.  Also includes  African American newspapers, 1827-1998 ,  Hispanic American newspapers, 1808-1980 and 20th century American newspapers

 Chronicling America Home Library of Congress site that allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1860-1922 and to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.

Irish newspaper archives Searchable and browseable database of Irish newspapers, with both historical and current content.

Nineteenth century British Library newspapers  Full text of full runs of newspapers specially selected by the British Library to best represent nineteenth-century Britain.

 Nineteenth century U.S. newspapers contains digital facsimile images of newspapers presented as full page layout as well as single articles. 

 Paper of record   Archive of full-page newspaper images created from newspaper collections on microfilm, preserving the original  format of the paper. Includes U.S., Canadian and foreign newspapers.

Proquest Historical Newspapers Collection of full-text, full image newspapers from major U.S. cities, some European and 1 Indian. 

 Richmond Daily Dispatch, 1860-1865

 Seventeenth-eighteenth century Burney Collection newspapers Full-text access to the British Library's collection of the newspapers, pamphlets, and books gathered by Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817).

Shen bao  (1872-1949), known in English as Shanghai News, was one of the first modern Chinese newspapers. The Shen Bao Digital Archive includes a complete run of this newspaper.

 Times digital archive, 1785-1985  A complete digital archive of The Times (London), including every article, advertisement and illustration.

World Newspaper Archive    A fully searchable collection of historical newspapers from around the globe:
  • African Newspapers   More than 40 nineteenth- and twentieth-century African newspapers. Featuring titles from Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe.
  • South Asian Newspapers  Searchable 19th and 20th century newspapers from South Asia. Featuring titles from India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
  • Latin American Newspapers More than 35 nineteenth- and twentieth-century Latin American newspapers. Featuring titles from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela and elsewhere.
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